Taylormade JetSpeed Driver Review

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  • Pros
    Some nice launch and carry on shots that hit virtually anywhere on the face. Very forgiving driver by Taylormade
  • Cons
    Shafts are pretty limited if your into getting that a little more customized to you. Not really the club to try and work the ball if you into that.
  • Summary
    If your looking for a forgiving club this is a great place to start your search. It just might end you search while its at it.

Taylormade JetSpeed Driver Review

The Taylormade JetSpeed has a slot in the sole that is designed to reduce spin and improve ball speed for impacts low on the face of the club.  It also sports a longer (46”)and lighter (50 grams)shaft than most of the Taylormade drivers.

The addition of TaylorMade’s Speed Pocket technology to its JetSpeed driver promotes lower-spinning, higher-launching shots. The Speed Pocket also dramatically improves performance on shots struck lower on the face, which is where most golfers tend to hit on mis-hits.

With the JetSpeed driver, TaylorMade continues the theme of a low, forward CG. With the more forward CG, many players will need to “loft-up” to optimize ball flight. While thinking of the average golfer Taylormade added some serious adjustability.  The JetSpeed driver has a 3-degree range of adjustability, up or down 1.5 degrees from the printed loft in 0.5-degree increments.

Keep in mind that this club is meant to be more forgiving than a driver like the Taylormade SLDR.

The JetSpeed is long and light (46” at 299-gram total weight), and the stock Matrix Velox T 49 shaft weighs just 50 grams. The driver’s head measures 460 cubic centimeters, and it is available in lofts of 8, 9.5, 10.5 and 12 degrees and retails for $299. The TP version includes a more robust Matrix Velox ST 60 shaft and sells for $399.

If you are interested in getting a Taylormade JetSpeed Driver you can do so here.

Let Real Golf Talk know what you think of the Taylormade JetSpeed Driver in the comments section below.  Also you may like to check out another great driver the Ping G25 Driver.

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